OUR HOUSE, a grief support center, shares lessons learned wading through the challenges of supporting families on overwhelm during COVID-19. They teach how they addressed JW Worden’s Tasks of Mourning using interventions that can be facilitated by volunteer group leaders via an online platform. They share the magic that can happen when you create virtual spaces with intention for children to connect and support one another around their grief and losses, in spite of Zoom fatigue and physical distance.
Positive Youth Development
Summary of results from survey designed to capture the various ways organizations approach community-level work focused on improving child and family outcomes at the population level, and their viewpoints on community conditions that support children and families.
Search Institute is committed to exploring the role of positive, developmental relationships in the lives of young people. Relationships First introduces their research and provides some starting points for action for organizations and leaders who work with youth.
Search Institute has identified five elements—expressed in 20 specific actions—that make relationships powerful in young people’s lives. Research has found that young people who experience strong developmental relationships across different parts of their lives are more likely to show signs of positive development in many areas.
Federal resources curated to support the engagement of youth to promote change, implementation support on evidence-based and innovative programs, and program location finder.